mark colwell


Mark serves as the District Youth Ministries Director. He is married to Jenni and is father to Samuel, Abigail, Moriah and Julia. He is a veteran of over two decades of youth ministry and is an experienced pastor, mentor and teacher. His passions include leadership development, specifically pouring into the leaders he serves, preaching and family life. Mark loves adventure, both the kind you create and the kind that God invites you into to share.


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Christine mann


Christine is the Events Director for Youth Ministries. Her role is to create and facilitate the conferences and camps that Youth Ministries uses to pour into students and leaders every year. Christine is married to Tim, and they both have the desire to see the Kingdom of God advanced through creative means. Christine loves writing, volleyball, summertime, and home and fashion design. Christine is currently on maternity leave with the newest little addition to their family, James.





Nicole comes from a background in ministry. Her parents were youth pastors & then travelled with the drama presentation Heavens Gates & Hell’s flames for 8 years during her child/teen years. She has been in church leadership for many years (youth and music) and has a passion to see young lives changed through Jesus. Nicole married her husband Mike in 2013 in Barrie, ON where they interned for a year before moving to Brantford, ON where her husband is the Youth & Music Pastor at Evangel Church. The biggest joy in their lives are their family and their son whom they welcomed in January 2017!


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ashley zuidersma

Overflow & Time Out
(Currently on maternity leave)

Ashley completed her BA in Theology with studies in Youth and Children/Family Ministry, and has served in ministry for over 8 years in various capacities of both youth & children's ministry. Ashley currently serves at her church as well as alongside her husband Rick, who is the Youth & Young Adults Pastor at Glad Tidings in Burlington, ON. She enjoys quality time with friends and family, designing and renovating homes with her husband, and anything involving organizing, diy projects or the outdoors.